Discuss Functional Programming

Functional programming languages are specially designed to handle symbolic computation and list processing applications. Functional programming is based on mathematical functions. Some of the popular functional programming languages include: Lisp, Python, Erlang, Haskell, Clojure, etc.

This tutorial provides a brief overview of the most fundamental concepts of functional programming languages in general. In addition, it provides a comparative analysis of object-oriented programming and functional programming language in every example.